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Children’s Ministry Director Position at Maranatha Bible Church in Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Description: Provide leadership and direction to a Christ-centered children’s ministry in order to impact children and their families for Christ.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Lead and facilitate the current Children’s Ministry. Provide an environment for training in the Word, discipleship, worship, and fellowship. Recognize opportunities for new ministry within the church and community.
  • Develop a volunteer base into a deeply committed and enthusiastic group of leaders who teach biblical truth and pour into the lives of children.

Specific Functions:

Oversee all programming and ministry for children preschool through 6th grade, including Sunday School,Children’s Church, and Vacation Bible School.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Testimony - Acknowledge Jesus Christ as personal Lord and Savior, and demonstrate personal maturity in Christian living.
  • Member - Be a fully-supportive member and promoter of Maranatha’s statement of faith, vision and philosophy of ministry.
  • Education – Bachelor’s degree (preferred), in education, biblical studies or appropriate field of study related to children’s ministry.
  • Work experience – Experience leading a church-based children’s ministry preferred. Experience in a mid-size church ministry a plus.
  • Leader – Effective leader and self-driven motivator to build a solid volunteer team.
  • Team Player – Must display the ability to be a team player, and yet be able to work independently.
  • Communication skills – A pleasant and helpful demeanor, as well as the ability to clearly communicate to volunteers, children, and parents in a manner that is engaging, courteous and professional.

Maranatha Bible Church
526 3rd Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 362-8784

Contact: Greg Forseen

Date Posted: July 27, 2014
Denomination: Independent Bible
Church Size: 275-350
Job Type: Part-Time (30 hours per week)